Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma Ltd., one of the world’s leading and most innovative pharmaceutical companies, has chosen Kuehne + Nagel for the management of its temperature controlled transports in five East European countries.
The services Kuehne + Nagel will provide for Boehringer Ingelheim
include temperature-controlled road transportation of thermolabile medical
products to the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Greece and Croatia.
Kuehne + Nagel’s cool-chain transport solution, which is adapted to the
sensitive products’ specific nature, meets all relevant industry-specific
regulations and the customer’s high quality requirements regarding
handling, storage and distribution. In order to provide complete tracing
of constant temperature, Kuehne + Nagel offers a dedicated control and
"As one of the leading pharmaceutical companies we need a logistics
service provider who combines thorough industry know-how with experience
in the East European market," says Martina Brzjchaczek-Koternetz,
Head of Supply Chain Management at Boehringer Ingelheim. "Kuehne +
Nagel is the partner of choice to accompany us on our course for growth."
Bernhard Schilling, Director Business Development Pharma & Healthcare
at Kuehne + Nagel, says: "In recent years we have specifically invested
in our systems, facilities and employees in order to guarantee our high
service and quality standards for the transport of thermolabile products.
To have been chosen by Boehringer Ingelheim as their logistics partner
for these five Eastern European countries is proof of the success of our
efforts. This important cooperation confirms Kuehne + Nagel’s strategy
to invest further into specialised products and grow particularly in market
segments such as Pharma & Healthcare and High-Tech / High-Value."